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Adult Psychiatrist, Eating Disorders Program University of Alberta Hospital

Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital
2018-11-15  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.

Adult Psychiatrist, Eating Disorders Program

University of Alberta Hospital

Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Adult Psychiatrist to take on the role of Psychiatrist in the Eating Disorders Program of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.

Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 3 million people. Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in Edmonton and surrounding areas

The Edmonton Zone AMH Eating Disorders program is part of the Young Adult Services portfolio. This specialized program provides a continuum of care options for those with various eating disorder behaviors and illnesses.

Psychiatry expertise is required in the following treatment areas: consultation and recommendations to treating physicians, consultation and monitoring, inpatient admissions, day hospital/meal program, and outpatient follow-up care. Individualized care may be required on an emergent, urgent or routine basis. Active participation with the multi-disciplinary team of nurses, dieticians, psychologists, recreation therapist and management is an integral part of the role.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate medical students and/or resident physicians, and will be encouraged to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment, which will be considered through a process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD).

The candidate will be expected to be involved in AHS and the University of Alberta program development initiatives and will be required to fully utilize AHS IT systems and processes including e-clinician.

The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry, for licensure in the province of Alberta.

Remuneration will be based on fee-for-service billings submitted to Alberta Health as well as the sessional billing system.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward 1) their curriculum vitae, and 2) the names and contact information of three references to:

Adam Abba-Aji, Facility Section Chief, Addiction and Mental Health, Alberta Health Services

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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